A bill to redesignate Ocmulgee National Monument in the State of Georgia and revise its boundary, and for other purposes. Introduced in Senate Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act This bill redesignates the Ocmulgee National Monument in Georgia as the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park. The boundary of the park is adjusted to include approximately 2,100 acres. The Department of the Interior may acquire lands within park boundaries by donation or exchange only. No private property or non-federal public property shall be included within those boundaries without the owner's written consent. Interior shall conduct a special resource study of the Ocmulgee River corridor between the cities of Macon, Georgia, and Hawkinsville, Georgia, to determine: * the national significance of the study area; * the suitability and feasibility of adding lands in the study area to the National Park System; and * the methods and means for the protection and interpretation of the study area by the National Park Service, other federal, state, local government entities, affiliated federally recognized Indian tribes, or private or nonprofit organizations.
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.Jan 12th, 2017
Introduced in SenateJan 12th, 2017